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francisco's homeless. >> in this world you can't do anything without a cell phone. >> reporter: john gallagher hasn't been able to right down a perpetrate address for the past ten years, much less a point of contact. >> they think there is something wrong with you the instant you say i don't have a cell phone or another number you can use. the world has changed from the point where having a communication device on you at all times is an imperative. >> reporter: john says it has held him and other homeless back from getting the right medication, doctor's appointments, housing and getting a day's work. >> go out and pound the pavement. people in offices at work don't want to you pound the pavement or knock on their door. they want you to call them and let you call them back. >> reporter: if the plan goes through, the homeless could apply for these virtual virtually free phones from insurance wireless. the program also pays the way for the new shelter initiative. >> they can sent texts to people. we can tell them you need to go to this or that shelter, come up, your application h
. for the homeless, it means missing calls for a job or housing. john gallagher knows. he's living it. >> they think there is something wrong with you the saint you say i don't have a cell phone. >> he is look for a new program that was just approved by the california public utilities commission. it is a federal program called lifeline run by the cell company assurance. it would give a free cell phone to the homeless and those with a very low income. to call if i you have to make less than 24,700 a year in a one to two person house hold or be enrolled in programs like medicaid, federal public housing or the national school lunch program. >> going to be able to send text to people and say following your application you have a shelter bed here or you need to go to a resource center because we don't have a bit. or, please come in. your ab location has come up for housing. i think it will really change things tremendously. >> but, who pays for the free phones? phone customers pay an average of $10 a year to operate it. it is mandated by the federal government. >> if you found out you had to pay a little
, and this is john -- gallagher, and this is john corvino. this is an unusual situation for the show, we're co-authors, so i kind of hosted the first half an hour, so let me turn it over to you, and what burning questions do you have for me that you really want to know? >> host: well, let's talk about something from the book. >> guest: okay. >> host: and i want to -- i'm going to read a paragraph from my section. >> guest: okay. >> host: this is from chapter two which is my opening chapter, and i'm describing a same-sex wedding scene. i say add boyd and josh walked down the aisle, i noticed that they're sweating. this is probably less from anxiety and from the heat, it's june, and the old brick church isn't air-conditioned. the couples are dressing smart black tuxedos, their mothers in tasteful formal dresses. many in the congregation are fanning themselves with the programs. there are simple floral arrangements tied to the pews with cream-colored ribbon. were it not for the absence of a bride, you'd have a hard time distinguishing this scene from any other wedding. in your rebuttal you said t
this is that the d.a. and l.a. has now decided that he does not have enough evidence to press charges. john? >> john: trace gallagher in our west coast news room. thank you. >>> just south of l.a., a gunman this weekend fired off dozens of rounds in a mall parking lot. that happened saturday afternoon in newport, beach. people ran from the scene ducking for cover as unloaded shots into the air and ground. authorities put the mall on lockdown. cops say the suspect dropped the gun and, quote, gave up when officers on bicycles approached him. nobody hurt. police arrested the guy and recovered a hand gun and ammunition at the scene. the suspect is reportedly a licensed security guard whose firearm permit expired back in 2001. >>> the mother of the shooter in connecticut took him to gun ranges and a apparent attempt to bond with her troubled son. that's from a family friend to fox news. as we learn more about nancy lanza's relationship with her son and why she once warned a baby-sitter never to leave him alone. plus a former u.s. marine behind bars in mexico and chained to a bed. coming up, our first loo
. trace gallagher in for shep. >> the news begins anew or "studio b." the senate majority leader harry reid and john boehner exchange harsh words. the fiscal cliff in just five days and still no deal. the winter storm that slammed the south is now stranding thousands of travelers in the northeast and beyond. that is coming up. >>> and the russian president vladimir putin says he will sign a bill banning americans from adopting russian children. that's all ahead unless breaking news changes everything on "studio b." i'm trace gallagher in for shepard smith. first from fox at 3:00, back to work in washington, d.c. with less than five days to go before falls right off the fiscal cliff. the senate back in session today and it's the first time the senate or house has met for business between christmas and new year's in more than four decades. president obama cut his hawaii trip short arriving in washington early today. for now, the house of representatives is not in session but we've learned those lawmakers are set to return this weekend. today the senate majority leader, harry reid, says w
. >> shepard: trace gallagher live in los angeles. thanks. the millionaire software mogul has been on the run from police claims he slipped out of the country. he was in belize tell the. he is in john mcafee the founder of the well known antivirus company of his name. investigators in belize say he is the person of interest in a shooting death of his neighbor. that neighbor had reportedly claimed about mcafee's dogs. then somebody poisoned those dogs and then the neighbor who did the complaining turned up dead. that all happened in a short period of time last month. and now in a news blog posting, mcafee claims he has alluded the police and staged a diversion in mexico police sources in belize believe he is right there in that country. mcafee has a history of making all kinds of wild claims. there is really no way to know whether he is telling the truth. president obama today warning syria it would be totally unacceptable for that regime to use chemical weapons to kill its own people. we will look at what the u.s. could actually do and the warning that comes with it if syria crosses that line
connecticut school shooter adam lanza has finally been claimed for burial. trace gallagher is next with the newest turn in that case. arthel: and the president this weekend said sloppy security was to blame for the deadly terror attack in libya that killed four americans. ambassador john bolton joins us just to talk about what the president didn't say. >> there was a great deal of intelligence that would indicate that something well could happen. it wasn't tactical, it didn't say on september 11th you can expect x, y or z but there was enough to know that there were problems in the area. arthel: i want to remind you now on our breaking news. president obama to speak in just moments from now. negotiations over the debt deal continuing. apparently the president is not expected to announce that there is a deal in place but we are told that there is a framework in place nor the deal. we also got word from congressional sources that there are concerns about the timing of these remarks as negotiations near completion. the president will speak, we'll bring it to you when he does. apparent
. welcome back to "morning joe." i'm mark barnicle. jon meacham is here, michael steele, leigh gallagher is here still with us. and joining the set now, unfortunately for some of us, is "national affairs" editor for "new york" magazine. look at the look on his face. john heilemann. and in washington, nbc news capitol hill correspondent, kelly o'donnell. >> reporter: good morning. >> good morning to all of you. i'm wondering, john, and i'd like kelly to jump in after you speak, if president obama's demeanor there, very charming, engaging, how winning is that demeanor, is it at all, in dealing with john boehner and the fiscal cliff? >> i think they're kind of past all that at this point, right? i mean, i don't think the demeanor's really going to help at this point. they've been through this -- they've done this dance before. most of the players who are involved in this negotiation are the same players that were involved in the negotiation that happened in the summer of 2011 over the debt ceiling. and so these guys know each other pretty well by now, and i think the president and john boeh
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